COVID-19, Employee Benefits Compliance

DOL Releases Mandated Employer Notice For Families First Coronavirus Response Act Leave Provisions

Covid-19 Paid Family Leave Relief – Department of Labor Posts Required Posters & Additional FAQs

Last week, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was signed into law and Leavitt Group Employee Benefits Compliance provided a detailed summary; published on this Leavitt Group news site. Additional rulemaking by the regulators that was mentioned will come, now is here, in part. Details are herein.

Quick Summary

The Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division provides information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, and its effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). FFCRA will help the United States combat and defeat COVID-19 by giving all American businesses with fewer than 500 employees funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs related to Covid-19 or to care for family members.

Fact Sheets

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights
Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

Questions and Answers

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act: Questions and Answers
COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Questions and Answers

Posters – FAQs

Employers subject to the FFCRA must post, mail, or email the notice to employees. To see complete details on the notice requirements, see the Notice FAQs.

Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Federal Employee Rights: Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

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This information in educational only and not intended to be legal advice. For complete details, see: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic

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